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Forum: Masonry 06-22-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,203
Posted By brunothedog
have a Thermal imaging camera available?

have a Thermal imaging camera available?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-22-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By GettingBy
Try 20. Flattery. Persuaders love to flatter...

Try
20. Flattery. Persuaders love to flatter us. Politicians and advertisers sometimes speak directly to us: "You
know a good deal when you see one." "You expect quality." "You work hard for a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,999
Posted By AmeliaP
I heard back from our artist here!!! He is...

I heard back from our artist here!!! He is thrilled to get the pics of his old room! I have to pull the large ones off the PC and send them to him. 😄
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-13-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,378
Posted By Leo G
Did you ask the Hotel what the mattress brand...

Did you ask the Hotel what the mattress brand was? Or pull the sheet up and look yourself?
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,999
Posted By AmeliaP
Time Capsule

The panelling had covered this since 1978. Hands down it was one if the coolest time capsules I've ever seen.
:)
I tracked down the old owner and found the possible son on FB. I sent him an image...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,269
Posted By Easy Gibson
Don't worry guys. I set up a meeting for Tuesday...

Don't worry guys. I set up a meeting for Tuesday to go over the plans for the deck.

After he picks one he likes, I'm going to throw it into a mason's mud pan and symbolically set it on fire...
Forum: Business 08-01-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,165
Posted By thom
Quality.... It's called tax evasion, it's a...

Quality....

It's called tax evasion, it's a felony, your friend is a felon. You would be foolish to trust him.

As for getting away with it, he will, until he gets caught. It is unlikely but,...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,766
Posted By Tom Struble
this is what happens when you give prisoners...

this is what happens when you give prisoners internet access..
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,122
Posted By Bone Saw
let in post/beam under joist diagonal strap...

let in post/beam
under joist diagonal strap (2x4)
tension ties
lapping (not butting) knee brace on x/y
no sway
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,515
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Every old porch around here is held to the house...

Every old porch around here is held to the house with nails. Some are 130 years old.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,987
Posted By Bone Saw
next one

next project, pix to follow
tt mocha/pecan
brownstone rail w/lighting
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By 480sparky
You had a Honda....... 750 years ago? :laughing:

You had a Honda....... 750 years ago? :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,985
Posted By sylobeg
Kids in schools not learning Shop skills

Hey guys and gals
I wanted to vent about the ongoing tradition of cutting "shop" classes in schools.
We are ALL responsible for this because we allow it to happen.

Let me explain:
I am a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,637
Posted By Gus Dering
You are not going to take out any taxes? Cool!! I...

You are not going to take out any taxes? Cool!! I can get used to this real fast.

Wait. What's this thing? 1099? Looks kinda official. Oh man, now the IRS knows I got paid? Crap!!

It is my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,637
Posted By intersound2005
I think its easy to say "what were you thinking"...

I think its easy to say "what were you thinking" or "that was stupid" when we hear of stuff like this, but honestly, for young men starting out in the work force, they dont know the routine, do's &...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,637
Posted By ranteso
another case of people taking advantage of...

another case of people taking advantage of people. Put all the BS aside, 1099, not knowing, you should have known, etc.. etc..

It's a simple case of being taken advantaged of, something that...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,457
Posted By Warren
My guys will tell you, if you hear me swear, I am...

My guys will tell you, if you hear me swear, I am either injured or extremely upset.

I will tolerate it on a job to some extent as long as the homeowners aren't around. When we are remodeling, I...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-02-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,137
Posted By Calidecks
You can always use 1/4" paint.

You can always use 1/4" paint.
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,292
Posted By duburban
i could use up those 14 days real quick with all...

i could use up those 14 days real quick with all that.
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,818
Posted By BenderBoy
Unhappy We lost a great carpenter

Hello everyone,

I just feel the need to let you all know we have lost an amazingly talented CT member. My name is Matt and my brother Mike aka Trimchiree here on CT passed away on Monday...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-23-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By John Hyatt
Just because it's ugly/old doesn't mean its bad. ...

Just because it's ugly/old doesn't mean its bad.

If that was true the JonMon would be fighting in the cage.

If the ledger fails on any upstairs deck its over. I kinda like it my own self,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-21-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,904
Posted By Easy Gibson
If I wanted to beautify that room I would have...

If I wanted to beautify that room I would have torn the ceiling down before I started putting up crown.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-22-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By redwood
My cad program confirms 18' 6 13/16"

My cad program confirms 18' 6 13/16"
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-22-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By hdavis
If you ever want to hand check with a calculator,...

If you ever want to hand check with a calculator, subtract the rise from your calculated radius, and square it, then subtract this from the square of the calculated radius and take the square root of...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-22-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Warren
18' 6 13/16" www.handymath.com There is a...

18' 6 13/16"

www.handymath.com
There is a radius calculator here
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